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    Baxi Bike Taxi App to Now Work Without Internet Connection

    Gurgaon-based Baxi will roll out a new feature to help users book rides on the app without using Internet. The bike-taxi hailing app, which offers services in Gurgaon and Faridabad, will make the feature available to its 30,000 users from next week. “All customers that have an Android smartphone without a data connection can now […]

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    Microsoft Working on Tool to Port Chrome Extensions in Edge

    Microsoft introduced support for extensions in Microsoft Edge for Windows Insiders in a build that was released last week. As of now, there are only a handful of extensions to play with. But very soon, we may have a plethora of extensions for the company’s Web browser. Microsoft has said that it is working on […]

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    Airbus’ BizLab Selects 3 Indian Tech Startups to Mentor

    Aerospace major Airbus’ arm BizLab on Thursday announced selecting three Indian startups here for mentoring in projects they submitted for its six-month acceleration programme. “The startups will interact with our experts in technology, legal, finance and marketing domains for mentoring,” the company said in a statement here. The Indian startups are Blue Morfo, Shoonya Games […]

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    Disney Magic Kingdoms Arrives on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

    Announced at the 2015 D23 Expo, Disney Magic Kingdoms – a collaboration between mobile game publisher Gameloft and Disney Interactive – is now available on Android, iOS, and Windows Phonedevices. “Disney Magic Kingdoms will allow players to build the theme park of their dreams by recreating and placing iconic attractions in a fun animated landscape,” […]

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    The Original Rayman Is Now Also on Android

    The original Rayman, a side-scrolling platformer that first hit the Atari Jaguar back in 1995, and re-released for iOS devices last month, has now made its way onto Android devices. Ported to mobile devices by Ubisoft Mobile Games, based in the eastern suburbs of Paris, and titled ‘Rayman Classic’, the game has been re-released to […]

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    BlackBerry ‘Extremely Disappointed’ With WhatsApp Decision to Ditch Its Platform

    BlackBerry says it is extremely disappointed with WhatsApp’s decision to abandon its platform. The Canadian technology company says that it is still committed to finding alternatives to the Facebook-owned instant messaging client. In a blog post, Lou Gazzola, Lead App Ecosystem and Developer Outreach team, noted that his company “fought back” to work with WhatsApp […]

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    A School Bus Tracking App, Robo Finance Advisor

    Our latest funding roundup compiles seed stage investments in Indian startups engaged in vehicle tracking, on demand concierge services, healthcare, EdTech, FinTech, and more. Qlivery Gurgaon-based on demand concierge service Qlivery, run by invexGO Solutions Private Limited, has raised $230,000 (roughly Rs. 1.5 crores) from Hong Kong-based Swastika Company Limited. The startup plans to use […]

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    Uber Said to Be Looking to Purchase Self-Driving Cars

    Ride-hailing service Uber has sounded out car companies about placing a large order for self-driving cars, an auto industry source said on Friday. “They wanted autonomous cars,” the source, who declined to be named, said. “It seemed like they were shopping around.” Loss-making Uber would make drastic savings on its biggest cost drivers if it […]

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    Practo Online Healthcare Platform Enters the Brazilian Market

    Healthcare platform Practo Thursday announced the launch of its healthcare services in Brazil, where the company will start operating two of its products – Practo Search and Practo Ray, with Portuguese language support. Launching first in Sao Paulo, Practo said it will list over 5,500 verified doctors, covering nearly 50 percent of all clinics in […]

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    WhatsApp for Android Gets Text Formatting, File Sharing via Google Drive

    We have already seen WhatsApp Messenger bringing numerous features to its app, from sharing of pdf files, a redesigned Settings page, to showing end-to-end encryption notification. Well, the Facebook-owned messaging application has now received a new set of features as a part of the version 2.12.535 for Android. The version at the time of writing […]

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    Uber to Give Drivers Option to Be Paid Instantly

    Uber is launching a pilot program intended to help the ride-hailing service’s drivers draw their pay faster, an effort that may also fend off emerging payday lenders who are targeting the service’s drivers. Uber will allow drivers to deposit their earnings from each ride into an account with GoBank, a subsidiary of the pre-paid debit […]

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    Microsoft Goes After Evernote With Launch of OneNote Importer Tool

    Microsoft is going after Evernote, perhaps the biggest name in the note-taking services market. If you were on the fence about whether or not you want to ditch Evernote for OneNote, Microsoft’s newly released tool can help you make your decision. The Redmond, Washington-based company has released OneNote Importer tool that allows you to quickly […]